If it were a character in horror and fantasy literature, Darwinian evolutionary theory would be called a lich.
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A candid response from an honest man, though note he doesn’t have any suggestion as to how the problem he identifies might be solved.
Dr. Gerald Joyce is lonely. A researcher at Scripps Research Institute and long-time proponent of the “RNA World” hypothesis, Dr. Joyce confesses to his feelings of gloomy isolation in an article in PLoS Biology.
One has evidence and argument. The other has none: It is strictly a gambit to avoid the implication of design.